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Oct 8, 2012 6:30pm EDT
after california governor jerry brown yesterday eased the state's gas-blend requirements. the change allows refiners to start processing a less- expensive winter fuel blend today, about three weeks ahead of schedule. california's strict air quality standards require a specific gasoline blend that's not necessary in other states, resulting in only a handful of refiners making it. the price spike came after a power outage at an exxon refinery reduced the state's production. in texas, b.p. announced today it is selling its texas city refinery. marathon petroleum is buying it for $2.5 billion, including the oil supplies on sight. this refinery was the sight of a deadly explosion in 2005, leading to a record fine against b.p. for safety failures. >> susie: those high gasoline prices could keep americans home this holiday season. but, it may not mean holiday stockings will go empty. according to a variety of retail sources, americans plan to do a lot of their shopping in the comfort of their own homes, online. in fact online sales could be a bright spot in an otherwise lackluster retail se
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm EDT
last year, they helped nearly 190,000 people find work. baltimore resident michelle brown wants to be included in this year's number. she's been taking job readiness classes at a local goodwill center as part of a welfare-to- work program. >> we learn how to do our resume, we learn how to act on interviews, we learn how to ask questions to certain employers, we learn how to do cover letters, we learn how to just basically find a job the right way. >> reporter: she's joining millions of people who have sought services from goodwill. since the recession began, goodwill has seen a flood of people seeking job training services. they come from a wide range of backgrounds, from people with disabilities, to those who have been incarcerated, to people who just need a few extra skills to find work. instructor kevin beasley says in the down economy, his students need more preparation than ever to get through tough recruiting processes. >> in the past, even for myself, i know i remember interviews where it was real basic. why are you the best one for the job? and that was it. ok, you know, yo
Search Results 0 to 8 of about 9 (some duplicates have been removed)